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    Richard III Villain

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    that Richard III is a killer. Richard kills or more often has people kill for him. There is a list of people, including; George Duke of Clarence, Lord Hastings, Lord Rivers, and the two men with him. He is said to have had his nephews Edward V and Richard, Duke of York killed. He also kills the Duke of Buckingham, and his wife and Anne Neville. It is also understood that Richard killed Henry VI, Henrys son Edward, Prince of Wales, and Anne Neville’s first husband. Historically, there were fewer victims. The most scandalous of the murders that Richard had been accused of was him being the man who murdered his two nephews Edward V and Richard, the sons of Edward IV in the Tower of London. The oldest boy, Edward V was just 12 years old, and his little brother Richard was 9. On April 9th, 1483, Richard III’s brother, Edward IV died. Just a couple days before he died, he managed to add on to his will naming Richard Protector and Defensor of the Realm. This also allowed him to care for Edwards young sons, the soon to be King Edward V. (Murph 16). After his father’s death the new king, Edward V traveled from Ludlow to London. Richard would meet him here and accompany him to the capital, where he would be put up in the quarters in the Tower of London. Edward V’s brother, Richard would later join him in the…

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    They are joyous together: smiling, clapping, laughing. It is a great contrast to the dark room Richard is in, alone. The opening of this scene also stands in great contrast to the opening of Richard III. As stated earlier, it took seven and a half minutes for Olivier’s Richard to begin his monologue and become the focus of the film. The somewhat unnecessary time spent on King Edward’s coronation, again, emphasizes that Richard is only one of many. In The Hollow Crown, Richard is immediately…

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    base was that a sequence of ruler’s dispute began when the defeat of England by William of Normandy generated a nation situated on both sides of the English passage. In the 14th century the English leaders guided the territory of Guyenne in France. They disliked remunerating reverence to the French leaders, and they dreaded the growth power applied by the French monarch above its substantial feudal servants. The instant reason of the 100 Years War were the discontent of Edward III of England…

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    When Edward IV died on April 9, 1483, England was nearing the end of the tediously long conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. England needed a period of peace and stable government, but it was not going to get it. Edward had two children, Edward, aged 12, and Richard, aged 9. Given the youth of the heir to the throne, regency would be needed. The two most obvious people to head that regency were Queen Elizabeth and Richard of Gloucester. Richard and the queen were openly hostile, however;…

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    War Of The Roses Book Review

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    Tzu’s philosophies dictated in his book, “The Art of War,” were incorporated in regards to spy work and espionage. Using Sun Tzu’s works, I will show similarities and try to effectively argue that the War of the Roses took a page out of Sun Tzu’s playbook. Background The prominent House of Lancaster was established by Henry of Bolingbroke in 1399, after conquering and deposing his cousin Richard II, King of England. Henry of Bolingbroke was then crowned as Henry IV. Henry IV’s claim to the…

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    The war of the roses was a series of civil wars between the House of York and the House of Lancaster for the throne of England. Both families were families of the House of Plantagenet, which was a royal house that originated from the lands of Anjou in France. The emblem of membership worn by the York’s war a white rose and a red rose for the Lancastrians in turn the war was named the war of the roses. In 1422 Henry VI became Kind of England and thank to his father’s (Henry V) war success he…

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    some have been deposed; some slain in war, some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed. Some poisoned by their own cousins. Anyhow, all murders are for the hollow crown.” (Shakespeare, 2.3.5-10) As many royal stories in England, every crown has their own story to tell. In our story, the deception cousin did not only stole the throne but also captive the two young princes in the tower. Hundreds of years leave people wondering. Why were the princes never be seen again? Did they survive or never…

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    Mary Tudor Personality

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    courageous queen or bloody Mary, she was known for her religious faith and her to bring England back to the Catholic ways. Her fellow people had mixed feelings towards their queen assuming she was the rightful heir of the throne or a devil in the discus. Mary Tudor was born in February 18, 1516. She had been the first surviving child of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine. Her mother, Catherine had given birth to 4 children before Mary but none had survived. Mary Tudor a religious young…

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    Mid Tudor Crisis Analysis

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    Some historians have argued that Northumberland made the best of a bad situation. However the Treaty of Boulogne resulted in England giving up control for 400,000 crowns, an arranged marriage between Edward VI and Henry II’s daughter Elizabeth, the loss of England’s pension from France and the removal of English troops from Scotland. Each of these were considered humiliating by Northumberland but the loss of Boulogne was the most significant. The loss of Boulogne signified England’s loss of a…

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    show got me interested in the history of England and the various battles that took place there. Different countries experienced different effects from the conflicts. Powerfully strengthened by the battles; England became a one of the dominant countries in Europe. This paper explores the Hundred Years’ War which was a series of battles between England and France, and the complications of the historical relationship between the two neighboring countries. Also discussed are the numerous…

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